Gottheimer's North Jersey Anti-Bullying Task Force identifies ways to improve Anti-Bullying Bill of Rights
More mental health services, partnerships with organizations outside of schools and additional anti-bullying specialists are just some of the ways a group of community leaders is hoping to put an end to bullying.Read more
Gottheimer Releases North Jersey Anti-Bullying Task Force Report to Strengthen NJ’s Anti-Bullying Laws and Protect Students
Jane Clementi, Mother of Tyler Clementi, Chairs Task Force.
Report provides new recommendations for schools, state, and federal policymakers.
Fighting to combat cyberbullying, improve bullying investigations, expand training for staff, incorporate mental health services into schools.
Ending the "bullying bureaucracy" that disincentivizes reporting or makes reporting bullying incidents difficult.Read more
Gottheimer Votes to Save the U.S. Postal Service, Ensure Americans Access to Voting, Medication, Benefits
U.S. Congressman Josh Gottheimer voted to pass the bipartisan H.R. 8015, the Delivering for America Act. The Delivering for America Act requires the Postal Service to return to operations and levels of service that were in place on January 1, 2020, throughout the duration of the Coronavirus public health emergency and requires all election mail to be treated as First-Class mail.Read more
The funding for 12 counties, including Morris, Sussex and Warren, will be made in three separate tranches under one Memorandum of Agreement, according to an announcement made by Gov. Phil Murphy and Rep. Josh Gottheimer.Read more
Press Releases Gottheimer Fights to Improve Broadband Access as More North Jersey Families are Teleworking, Students Remote Learning, & Residents Using Telehealth
Today, August 18, 2020, U.S. Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) hosted a virtual roundtable to discuss ways to improve rural broadband infrastructure and expand access to high-speed internet in the Fifth District, as some North Jersey schools and businesses struggle without strong high-speed broadband connectivity and as more of our families are working, learning, socializing, and connecting to telehealth from home because of the COVID-19 crisis.Read more
Gottheimer Fights to Support Postal Service in Face of Delays, Cuts, Equipment Removal in North Jersey
Today, August 18, 2020, U.S. Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) visited the Paramus Post Office to highlight nationwide Postal Service interference and delay issues impacting the delivery of lifesaving medication to seniors and veterans, Social Security benefits, paychecks, tax returns, and absentee ballots.`Read more
Gottheimer Announces 108% Increase in Federal Tax Dollars Clawed Back to NJ-5 Since 2016 to Help Lower Property Taxes & Claw Dollars Back from Moocher States
Average savings of $448 dollars per NJ-5 family for last year alone Above: Today, Gottheimer announced new Return on Investment reporting on the federal tax dollars clawed back to the Fifth District since 2016. GLEN ROCK, NJ - Today, August 12, 2020, U.S. Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) announced that New Jersey’s Fifth District has clawed 108% more federal tax dollars back from Washington and the Moocher States since 2016. For this past year alone, the federal tax dollars clawed back average out to a savings of $448 for each household in the Fifth District.Read more
PPP Helping Sussex County Food Co-op in Newton Gottheimer Visits Sussex PPP Recipient Gottheimer Urging Congress to Approve Second Round of PPP
U.S. Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) visited Sussex County Food Co-op, a local non-profit which recently received assistance from Gottheimer in applying for a Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan to help the organization make it through the pandemic. Gottheimer was joined by the non-profit organization's president, Jim Fiola.Read more
Gottheimer Applauds Additional $15 Million in CARES Act Investment to Small Businesses in NJ Counties — Including Sussex, Warren in NJ-5
U.S. Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) applauded the announcement that $15 million in investment from the bipartisan Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act has been made available to New Jersey small businesses. The investment will go to the New Jersey Economic Development Authority which will then administer the investment through programs to businesses impacted by COVID-19, specifically to small businesses in the Fifth District's Sussex and Warren Counties.Read more